March 1st workers and students from across the University of Minnesota are coming together to speak out for affordable education for all!
Join us to share concerns about the U’s current budget, including a 2.5% in in-state tuition hike, ever-increasing student fees and sustained cuts to the Regents Scholarship.
There to hear our voices: Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, Sen. Scott Dibble, Rep. Peggy Flanagan, Sen. Jason Isaacson, Rep. Jennifer Shultz, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and more.
The petition for a faculty union election has prompted an important debate about who is faculty and what it means to be faculty at the U of M. The university’s central administration and, now, a group of tenured faculty have argued for an exclusive and narrow definition that either bars many contingent faculty or removes all contingent faculty from our legally defined “instructional” unit.
WHEREAS, the labor movement is founded in the powerful understanding that solidarity with all peoples who struggle for respect, dignity, civic courage, and social justice enhances all lives and sustains the environment we all share, and WHEREAS, we recognize that there is no economic justice without racial justice, and that […]